13/10/2015 08:35 BST | Updated 13/10/2015 08:59 BST

Michelle Keegan Lands Comedy Role In ITV2 Show ‘Plebs'

Those Hollywood dreams will have to wait a little longer for Michelle Keegan it seems after the actress landed a role on the ITV2 comedy ‘Plebs’.


The former ‘Coronation Street’ star will play Ursula, a ‘vestal virgin’, in one episode of the new series.

Michelle, has already traveled to the show’s set in Bulgaria to film her scenes set in ancient Rome.

Michelle Keegan

A show insider told The Sun: “Everyone on set absolutely loved her. She was brilliant.”

Michelle has had a busy time of it since quitting ‘Corrie’ in May last year.

As well as marrying former ‘TOWIE’ star Mark Wright, critics and viewers praised her performance playing Tracy in the BBC drama ‘Ordinary Lives’.

We’ll also get to see her in her first lead role next year when she plays Georgie Lane in the BBC One Army drama ‘Our Girl’.

The 28-year-old has also emerged as the frontrunner to star alongside Peter Capaldi on 'Doctor Who'.

Ladbrokes have slashed Michelle's odds from 10-1 to 4-1, following a flurry of bets.

"Michelle is just what the Doctor ordered," stated a Ladbrokes spokesperson.

"As far as the odds are concerned, she'll be entering the Tardis sooner rather than later as his assistant."

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